Tybee Island, Georgia


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

8 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
3 Votes - "Most Fun"
2 Votes - "Friendliest"


Known as Savannah’s beach, Tybee Island prides itself on a laid-back atmosphere claiming time actually slows down here. Besides plenty of shoreline, the town offers historic lighthouses and forts, beachfront restaurants, art galleries, museums, wildlife and outdoor recreation.

The Tybee Island Light Station and Museum boasts beautiful aerial views of the town after climbing 178 steps to the top and five centuries worth of history in the Battery Garland of Fort Screven, remnants of the Florida War. This attraction is a local landmark and a must-see on any visit.

From the Crab Shack to A-J’s and Fannies on the Beach, indulge in fresh seafood and good times with the local community. Stroll to the Pier & Pavilion for a picnic as well, where you can fish, catch local events and entertainment, or simply take in the view. Other attractions include Cockspur Lighthouse, Forts Pulaski and Screven, and the Marine Science Center.

For recreation, choose from hiking or biking, surfing or paddling, and jet skiing or kayaking. Families will love scenic boat tours for dolphin and wildlife viewing, in addition to bird watching or sea turtle patrols. The are also offers plenty of art, entertainment, shopping and nightlife. See Tybee Island’s reviews for more information.

I have enjoyed myself every time I have visited.
Reviewed by ShariCarstensen
on May 15, 2012
Love Tybee Island...
Reviewed by 1Blessedmama
on May 15, 2012
I love Tybee Island. We have had a very good visit each time we have gone there.
Reviewed by smd4204
on May 15, 2012
Tybee was the first place my husband brought me after an arduous move from OK to GA. It was dark, and we walked out to the pier, the moon was large and bright, the waters gently rolled, and it made 3 days of 102 degrees and pure stress melt away. It's still where we go with guests or for special times together. I suspect Tybee is much like beach communities used to be generations ago, small and sweet with the charms of a seaside life lived in "Island Time"
Reviewed by CelesteZipperer
on May 15, 2012
Love the local feel and minimal tourist chain restaurants and hotels. My favorite beach I've been to on the east coast. So relaxing!
Reviewed by hercksme14
on May 15, 2012
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